Month: July 2016

Trigger, Trigger. (PTSD)

Where does this despair hide itself from the rest of me when life is going smoothly? Does it seep into the corners of my mouth when I smile? Does it retreat into the shadows of my insides? How can it escape notice from the…


30 Reasons Why I am Choosing an Unassisted Birth for my 4th baby‚Ķ.

I am stronger than you think I am I refuse to allow myself to be abused during labor again I am healthy My baby is healthy Pregnancy is NOT a disease or illness Birth is a normal physiological process, not a medical emergency I…


Dear Mother, Dear Father..Your Child Was Sexually Abused.

Dear Mother, Dear Father: There is no easy introduction. There is no careful beginning to help soften the blow. When I was a child, a small child, I was sexually abused. This is a confession a life-time in the making. This is a truth…